Every childhood is worth fighting for. This is our belief. It drives us. And it’s why our Finance team work so hard to focus all our resources on creating the change we want to see. Join us as our Financial Accounting & Control Manager and make a contribution that really means so much more.
The NSPCC Finance function has a critical role to play in supporting the delivery of this mission, ensuring effective management and control of the NSPCC’s resources, production and communication of financial information to all NSPCC stakeholders, and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation. It is also responsible for the payment of all invoices, collection of monies due, the payment of staff and the provision of advice on financial matters throughout the organisation.
The Financial Accounting & Control Manager reports to the Head of Central Finance and has five direct reports – two Financial Accountants (who deputise for the role) and two Finance Officers. The Financial Accounting Team is responsible for the primary ledgers, financial controls, production and reconciliation of the balance sheet, cash flow, VAT/Tax compliance, statutory accounts production and other external reporting. The post holder has responsibility for delivering operational effectiveness and technical compliance in this area.
This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious qualified accountant with experience of working in the financial function of a complex organisation. You will need experience in the production of consolidated Statutory Accounts and dealing with external audit requirements, with an up to date knowledge of general accounting principles and the ability to interpret and apply legislation to the NSPCC’s circumstances. You will be proactive and able to learn, review and develop internal processes and procedures, continuously looking to improve the services and outputs delivered by the team as well as enforcing compliance. You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, able to understand a wide range of stakeholder needs and adapt services where necessary. An individual who enjoys a challenge and wishes to work in a high performing finance function, with the ability to develop and motivate a team of people to deliver results.
This role will be a very busy role and as such may require the post holder to work over and above core hours to ensure deadlines and plans are delivered to.
Join us and you’ll become part of a team that cares about the work they do and the people they work with. You’ll discover opportunities to grow, along with challenges and a shared purpose that’ll bring the best out in you. And you’ll get to find your own way to make a difference that means more, and that impacts millions of young lives.
As an organisation, we are committed to creating and fostering a culture that promotes safeguarding and the welfare of all children and adults at risk. Our safer recruitment practices support this by ensuring that there is a consistent and thorough process of obtaining, collating, analysing and evaluating information from and about candidates to ensure that all persons appointed are suitable to work with our children and adults.